Tina Gerhardt

Tina Gerhardt is an academic and journalist who covers environmental politics. Her work has appeared in Alternet, Grist, The Huffington Post, In These Times, and The Nation.

Climate & Energy

Sputnik moment: Historic meeting between U.S. and China may spur a clean energy race

In China, a race toward self-reliance and clean energy is certainly on, but the U.S. still needs to make some key changes if it wants to compete.

Climate & Energy

Obama admin takes aim at China's renewable-energy subsidies

Last week, the Obama administration filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization over China's wind-power subsidies.

Climate & Energy

Bolivia ‘people’s conference’ calls for system change, not climate change

Photo: The City Project via FlickrCOCHABAMBA, Bolivia — A fundamental critique of capitalism as the source of climate change pervaded the People’s World Conference on Climate Change, from the opening speech of Bolivian President Evo …

Climate & Energy

The “people’s climate conference” in Bolivia kicks off with ambitious aims

TIQUIPAYA, Bolivia — This small town outside Cochabamba, Bolivia — where cows roam freely and campesinos grow fruit, vegetables, and flowers to sell at the local market — is a far cry from Copenhagen.  But …